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FBI received tip off before Florida shooting but failed to stop teen from killing 17
Nikolas Cruz has admitted to shooting dead 17 people at his former school.
FBI chief contradicts White House timeline on Trump aide Rob Porter's security clearance
Porter resigned last week over domestic abuse allegations.
'Stunningly brazen': Trump criticised for refusing to release Democrat memo on Russia probe
Trump sanctioned the release of a Republican memo about the probe but is refusing to publish the Democrat one.
'Serious violation of public trust': Controversial memo alleges FBI abuse of power against Trump
The four-page memo reveals alleged abuse at the FBI and Justice Department.
Trump set to okay release of explosive memo alleging abuse of power in the FBI
“The president is OK with it,” an official told AFP, in relation to releasing the memo.
FBI has 'grave concerns' over Trump plan to release controversial memo
The four-page memo suggests that the Justice Department and the FBI abused their power.
CIA chief: Russia will target 2018 elections
Republicans have also released a memo into the Russia investigation.
FBI's deputy director steps down after long-running criticism from Trump
The White House said it played no role in Andrew McCabe’s departure.
Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day
Everitt Aaron Jameson had expressed support for the so-called Islamic State group.
Ex-Trump adviser pleads guilty to lying to FBI about contacts with Russian diplomat
Michael Flynn has admitted that a senior member of the transition team told him to make contact with Russian officials.
US hate crimes rose during 2016 election as over 6,000 incidents reported
It has been a little over a year since Trump took office.
26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas
The gunman, a young white male, is also dead.
Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.
Gunman's secret life thwarts investigators' hunt for motive
The FBI spent hours yesterday interviewing Stephen Paddock’s longtime girlfriend Marilou Danley.
Adidas linked to FBI bribery investigation as several college basketball coaches arrested
An executive with the sportswear giant is accused of bribing high school students to play in adidas universities.
No records to back up Donald Trump's claims that Obama wiretapped him
The FBI and Department of Justice have concluded that Donald Trump lied when he made the claims.
Three months after Trump fired Comey, the FBI has a new boss
Senators voted 92-5 to confirm Christopher Wray. He assumes charge at a difficult time for the FBI.
Feuding within Trump’s inner circle bursts out onto Twitter
Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci appeared to blame chief of staff Reince Priebus after details of his financial holdings were made public.
Trump's pick to lead FBI says there's 'no witch hunt' against the President on Russia
Christopher Wray struck a tone closer to former FBI director James Comey than the President on the Russia investigation.
Donald Trump says he does not have tapes of that secret meeting with Comey
Trump had previously hinted that he had tapes of a private conversation with FBI director James Comey.
Trump says he's being investigated by the FBI, but Trump's lawyer insists he isn't
Lawyer Jay Sedulow said, “He’s not afraid of the investigation – there is no investigation… there is not an investigation of the president of the United States, period.”
Secret Service says it has no tapes of Trump's Comey conversations
Sean Spicer said an announcement would come “when the president is ready to make it.”
Trump says Comey is 'cowardly' over conversation leaks
“I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible.”
Trump says he's '100%' willing to testify about his private meeting with Comey
Earlier today, Trump tweeted that he had been completely vindicated by the former FBI director’s testimony.
Trump's lawyer: The president never asked James Comey to stop investigating anyone
He also said that the president never asked Comey for “loyalty”, directly contradicting Comey’s account of events.
An increasingly isolated Donald Trump joins the battle of his life
Former FBI boss James Comey will testify that Trump urged him to shelve a major counter-espionage probe.
Trump will nominate Chris Christie's defence lawyer as FBI Director
Christopher Wray served Chris Christie during the “Bridgegate” scandal.
Trump's national security team to be quizzed over Russian influence on election
Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before a Senate panel tomorrow.
Trump's son-in-law 'sought secret line to Moscow'
This is the latest in a deluge of allegations on the White House’s Russian links.
Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey relieved pressure on him
It did not.
Trump slams Russia probe as 'greatest political witch hunt in history' in morning tweets
Former FBI director Robert Mueller has been given powers to investigate alleged Russian links.
'There was no collusion' - special prosecutor appointed to lead ramped-up Russia-Trump investigation
Former FBI director Robert Mueller has been tasked with ramping up the investigation into the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia.
'That's not a threat. He simply stated a fact': Spicer plays down Trump 'tapes' warning
The US President fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday.
Staff at the festival-that-never-was are not going to get paid for their work
The festival came in for huge criticism in April when thousands of ticket holders arrived in the Bahamas where they were promised a luxury getaway.
'He's a showboat, he's a grandstander': Trump says he was always going to fire James Comey
Trump had asked Comey: ‘Am I under investigation?’
'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him
Comey was abruptly dismissed Tuesday by the Republican president, who said the issue was Comey’s inability to lead.
'Nothing less than Nixonian': Democrats hit out after Trump fires head of the FBI
James Comey was told the FBI needed new leadership.
Donald Trump has just fired the head of the FBI
Press Secretary Sean Spicer has confirmed the news.
FBI director says he's 'nauseous' at the thought he influenced US election in Trump's favour
Hillary Clinton has blamed FBI director James Comey’s citing of her emails mere days before the election for her loss last November.
Hillary Clinton believes misogyny, Russian interference and the FBI cost her the White House
“I’m now back to being an active citizen,” she said.